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Chanting Hill Farmhouse
Welburn, York, YO60 7EF
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  • No Smoking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Log Burner / Open Fire
  • Wifi
  • Pub Nearby
  • Children Welcome
  • Walking
  • Family Friendly
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At a glance:

  • Sleeps six.
  • Bedroom one with a super-king size bed.
  • Bedroom two with super-king size bed that can convert into twin single beds on request.
  • Bedroom three with twin single beds.
  • Two bathrooms, one with a roll top bath and separate walk in shower.
  • Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, washing machine and dryer.
  • Two wood burning stoves.
  • WiFi.
  • Furnished with vintage pieces, items from Castle Howard itself and carefully chosen modern furnishings.
  • Designated parking for vehicles at rear of property.
  • A picturesque garden (not enclosed).
  • Pub and bakery in walking distance.
  • Suitable for families.
  • Well behaved dogs welcome (small additional charge per dog).
  • Complimentary tickets to Castle Howard on the day of your choice.
  • Minimum stay of three nights.

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Chanting Hill Farmhouse details:

Situated within the picturesque village of Welburn in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, this elegant and spacious property is perfectly placed between the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Coast. Chanting Hill Farmhouse is listed with English Heritage and following an extensive renovation has been tastefully decorated with both modern and vintage furnishings.

The sitting room features comfortable seating around a cosy wood burning stove and a large window seat. The dining room comfortably seats seven guests and also has a wood burning stove to keep guests warm in the winter. Just off the farmhouse kitchen is a convenient cloakroom and boot room with stairs down to the cellar, where guests will find the laundry facilities. Upstairs has three bright bedrooms and two bathrooms, one of which features a roll-top, claw-foot bath and separate walk-in shower.

Outside, the spacious garden enjoys enviable views of Castle Howard and backs onto open working farmland.

Just 2.9 miles from the imposing Castle Howard Estate in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, guests staying at Chanting Hill Farmhouse will be able to take a walk north from the property and enjoy the grounds of the estate, which features an array of splendid temples and monuments.

The Crown and Cushion pub is within walking distance of the farmhouse serving excellent locally sourced produce. The village of Welburn also has a Bakery / Deli / Café called 'Dogh' which serves a delicious choice of breakfast, cakes, freshly baked bread and sweet treats as well as afternoon tea. Pizza, salads and paninis are also available.

Additional features:

  • Day entry pass to Castle Howard valid for one day of your choice during your stay (when open to the public, includes Christmas opening - subject to availability)
  • Electric oven and induction hob.
  • Two fridges.
  • Outdoor dining table
  • Furnished with vintage pieces from Castle Howard and carefully chosen contemporary furnishings
  • Smart Television
  • DVD Player
  • Barbeque. We kindly ask that you leave the barbeque in the condition you would expect to find it.
  • Initial wood supply provided in baskets by the wood burning stoves. Additional logs/kindling available to purchase from the Castle Howard Garden Centre open 7 days/week
  • Separate garden shed with lockable area for bikes.

Attractions and nearby amenities:

  • The village of Welburn is situated just 12 miles from the historic city of York.
  • The Crown & Cushion pub and Dogh Bakery / Cafe / Deli are within walking distance.
  • The picturesque market towns of Pickering, Malton and Helmsley are only a short drive away with a great selection of pubs and eateries..
  • Ideally situated as a base for visiting the historic houses of Castle Howard, Nunnington Hall, Beningbrough Hall, Duncombe Park and Sledmere House.
  • Flamingo Land Resort is a large theme park, located near Malton. With rollercoasters and an award-winning zoo, there is something for everyone.
  • The beautiful gardens of Scampston Hall and the R.H.S. Harlow Carr are within easy reach.
  • The North York Moors and East Coast are also easily accessible where there are the coastal towns of Whitby, Scarborough, Staithes, Runswick Bay and Filey.
  • Nearby Dalby Forest has everything from walking trails and stunning views, to treetop swings and zip wires at Go-Ape or Segway tours.
  • The steam railway from Pickering travels through the stunning North York Moors to Whitby, a delightful way to visit this coastal town.
  • Bempton Cliffs R.S.P.B. Nature reserve, home to 250,000 sea birds is well worth a visit.

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Perfectly positioned to explore everything Yorkshire has to offer from picturesque market towns such as Pickering, Helmsley and Malton to coastal resorts of Scarborough, Filey and Whitby.

Head onto the North York Moors for endless walks and enjoy shopping in medieval York or urban Leeds.

Local attractions include:

  • Castle Howard
  • Skelf Island
  • Yorkshire Arboretum
  • Dalby Forest / Go Ape
  • Flamingo Land
  • Nunnington Hall
  • Eden Camp
  • York Minster
  • York Designer Outlet
  • North York Moors Railway
  • Whitby Abbey
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October 2023

We have had a fabulous week – this is a lovely cottage in a wonderful location. Thank you.
The Taylor Family

September 2023

Truly wonderful so relaxing, peaceful. Great views, excellent hosts. Comfy beds. You have thought of everything, thank you for a wonderful stay.
Sussens Family Australia

September 2023

Lovely cottage, beautiful view well appointed. Walk from Castle Howard was lovely. Well stocked with items. Thanks for a lovely stay.
Sept’ 83 Nursing Group Reunion

August 2023

Great location. Lovely spacious “cottage” nice doorstep walks. Bonus hearing Sam Ryder & Balloons!
Yorkshire Guests

August 2023

Fabulous holiday celebrating a 40th and 70th birthday. Lovely Cottage, could happily live here! Cake from Dogh was delicious too!
The Johnson Family

August 2023

Lovely cottage, great location had a lovely weekend!
Bulthuis The Netherlands

July 2023

What wonderful cottage with perfect location, everything you need & more. Lovely food at pub. Fab day at Castle Howard, will be back soon.
The Walker & Tomlins Liverpool
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